emaciation

noun
ema·​ci·​a·​tion | \ i-ˌmā-s(h)ē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce emaciation (audio) \

Medical Definition of emaciation

1 : the process of making or becoming emaciated
2 : the state of being emaciated especially : a wasted condition of the body

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“Emaciation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emaciation. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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